September 1 - December 13
(Ages 10 & under) Your child will be thrilled to receive a personalized letter from Santa, written just for them! Included with the letter will be the North Pole Newsletter, complete with Santa's agenda, a craft idea from the elves, and a holiday recipe from Mrs. Claus! Upon registering, print the Santa information form with your receipt and send it via fax (703-421-3118), email ([email protected]), mail (120 Enterprise Street, Sterling, VA 20164), or drop it off at our center in Santa's special mailbox. Forms must be received before December 13. Call 703-430-9480 for more information.
September 22, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
(All ages) Clean out the attic, reorganize the basement and make some money or shop 'til you drop! Tables rent for $10 and buyers shop for free! Inside the center will be home-based vendors ($25/table) and food! Don't miss all the excitement! Bargain-hunting is free! Call 703-771-5281 or email [email protected] for more information.
(All ages) Join us for our Fall Vendor Market. We will have representatives from home-based, local vendors of food and merchandise. Reserve a table for $25 to sell your goods or shop 'til you drop for free! Call 703-771-5281 or email [email protected] for more information.
September 22, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
(All ages) See the extraordinary work of local photographers as they capture the theme “Natural Spaces & Old Places.” In this juried show, sponsored by the Friends of Claude Moore Park, the winning photos will be on display in the historic Lanesville Ordinary and Caretakers House. Viewers can vote for their favorite photo to win the Paul Glascock Memorial People’s Choice Award. Photos may be entered into the contest until Friday, 9/14/18. For information, rules, and entry forms go to: www.loudoun.gov/claudemoorepark or call the park at 571-258-3700.
(All ages) Spend a beautiful fall day outdoors at CMP! Enjoy music and pumpkin painting. Explore an interesting trade with fiber artists from the Foothill Spinners and Weavers; children can even try some weaving. Visit a petting zoo. (11-3). Shop from hand-made crafts for sale by local artists. View the amazing work of entrants to the Friends of CMP’s 11th Annual Photo Expo. Food available for purchase. No registration required. Use the Loudoun Park Lane entrance and follow the signs. Event will be held rain or shine. Call 571-258-3700 for more information.
September 22, 8:00 PM
Hailed as one of the nation’s most exciting tribute bands, the award-winning Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon present a tribute to the music and legacy of John Denver in a special concert event! Performing famous hits such as Rocky Mountain High, Take Me Home, Country Roads, Annie’s Song, and many more, Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon are committed to keeping the music and message of John Denver alive. Sponsored by the Friends of Franklin Park Arts Center as part of their Gold Star series. www.franklinparkartscenter.org